The Ostermalm area of Stockholm is amongst the most exclusive areas in the city and a perfect one to choose as a base to discover Stockholm. There are countless streets lined with quite fantastic shops selling items of varying nature. Not only can you find a string of top end designer cloth shops, there are also a collection of other boutiques to choose from, making this area one of the most popular for shopping with visitors to the city. Below are some of the luxury boutiques worth visiting and some streets where you may find a number of boutiques in a cluster.Svenskt TennWeb: www.svenskttenn.seIt seems fitting, what with Sweden’s association with furniture, to start this summary by mentioning a luxury furnishings boutique which can be found in Ostermalm. This is a well established shop which has been the pilgrimage of many interior design lovers. The furniture and decor on sale here are unique and of genuine quality.MalmstenbutikenAddress: Strandvägen 5bCarl Malmsten, the celebrated interior designer who opened this store, did so with a vision of restoring traditional Swedish craftsmanship. Today, after a full refurbishment programme, the shop sells top quality interior design items. The shop is considerably bigger than the small establishment that it once was, and you are sure to find some great items to give your home a unique feel.SturegallerianThis is possibly the most popular area in Ostermalm for shoppers who enjoy small boutiques. Since 1895 this section of the city has been home to glorious fashion boutiques, whilst over the years a number of quirky restaurants, cafes and bars have also found their home here. KommendörsgatanThere are too many small shops on this street to pick one of them in particular. The shops range in nature from designer clothing and books to rugs and lamps. All of the shops are delightfully presented and the area as a whole provides a distinctly exclusive feel. Antique dealers and art lovers will probably find this street to be their favourite place to shop in the area.AsplundAddress: Sibyllegatan 31, 11442 StockholmThis is another boutique which sells high quality interior design objects. The theme of this shop is light and minimalistic designs which are sculptured lovingly and to a very high standard. The rugs sold here are particularly exquisite, whilst the quality of the lamps and other retail items put larger furniture stores to shame.
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